Covering the globe, the Air Force Weather Agency is the weather production center of the Air Force. The center delivers worldwide weather products to Air Force and Army warfighters, unified commands, National Programs, and the National Command Authorities.
The Agency supplies weather products, training tools, and fields equipment to Air Force Operational Weather Squadrons and Combat Weather Flights and provides twenty-four hour technical assistance on all standard weather systems and equipment.
Each day, the Agency's dedicated men and women build the world's most comprehensive weather database of observation, forecast, climatological, and space weather products available on the World Wide Web.
The Agency is focused on developing, evaluating, testing and transitioning new technologies to weather teams around the world.
They incorporate systematic resources to examine weather needs, explore new ideas and test emerging technologies. Communication and computer technology offer vast opportunities to provide first-in tactical communication systems that acquire and disseminate real-time weather information worldwide.
Incorporating state-of-the-art science and technology, operators are armed with the world's best weather information, giving them the combat winning edge. As a testament to their abilities, the Agency was awarded the 1999 Theodore von Karman Award by the Air Force Association for its outstanding scientific contributions to national defense.